Linda Pauline “Polly” Bostick

By Charlene Hoeflich

May 6, 2014

SYRACUSE, Ohio — Linda Pauline “Polly” Bostick, 65, of Syracuse, passed away Monday, May 5, 2014. She was born May 9, 1948, in Plants, Ohio, the daughter of the late Floyd “Buster” Cummins and Addie Mae Adams Cummins. She was a member of the Racine First Baptist Church.

Polly is survived by her husband of 49 years, Jack Bostick Sr.; children Christopher Jay (Sharon) Bostick, of Hurricane, W.Va., Nicholas Lee (Cynthia) Bostick, of Gallipolis, Jack Jr. “Jay” Bostick, of Syracuse, and Angela Lynn Bostick-Doyle, of Ironton, Ohio; grandchildren Brandon, Brady and Cheyenne Doyle and Maddison Bostick; great-grandchildren Areiessa Bostick and Aaron Bostick-Sloan; step-grandchildren, Doug and Christin Westover and Jessica Stephens; step-great grandchildren Madison and Blake Stephens; brothers Jack (Vicki) Cummins, Russell (Coralee) Cummins and Larry “Sam” (Nancy) Cummins, all of Letart, Ohio; sisters Hazel Roy, of Racine, Ohio, Evelyn Stewart, of Mason, W.Va., and Florence Thornton, of Letart; brothers- and sisters-in-law Howard Bostick, of Lincoln, Ga., Romaine (Milford) Frederick, of Racine, Pam (Bill) McLaughlin, of Mooresville, Ind., and Deborah (Lee) Hysell, of Racine; and several nieces and nephews.

In additon to her parents, Polly was preceded in death by her brothers George and Bobby Cummins; sister Shirley Cummins; brothers-in-law Bobbie Roy and Paul Bostick; sisters-in-law Opal Bostick and Margie Bostick; two mothers-in-law, Lizzie Wood and Laura “Aunt Mutt” Circle; and six nephews.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, May 9, 2014, at Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy with Polly’s grandson, Brandon Doyle, officiating. Burial will follow at Letart Falls Cemetery. Visiting hours will be 6-9 p.m. Thursday, May 8, 2014, at the funeral home in Pomeory.

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